The Importance Of Karma In My Life

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Throughout my life I have attended church. More so, I was raised in a God fearing family, yet lenient with certain issues. From my own view of my spirituality I have expanded my values and morals. In fact, the belief of karma is essential to my relationship with my peers. By definition, karma is the sum of an individual’s actions in the present and those actions will come back to them. In the terms of spirituality, it is reaping what you sow. Loving thy name neighbor as God loves you is one example of karma. There are specific Bible scriptures that express this view. The Bible also holds powerful parables, which give a lesson through a story. There is one parable that rings prevalent to society today. This parable is known as The Parable of …show more content…
Both versions tell the narrative of a man going away on a trip who leaves money to his servants or slaves to do what they will. These servants or slaves make a profit from their inheritance except one. The one decides that he knows his master so well that he reserves the money for his master, thus not making a profit. When the master returns he asks the men what they did with the money and they all say that they made a profit and when the man who made no return of his inheritance tells the master so, the master says he is disappointed and gives the money to his fellow servants who profited. This parable is expressing the value of using the gifts God permitted, no matter the sacrifice of the Earthly world, the reward of the Kingdom will taste even sweeter. In my opinion, this parable like all sections of the Bible can be used as a reference in todays’ society. This parable can speak to the materialistic view of society. When we have basic resources while others are struggling it is our responsibility to put forth our resources to assist them. In fact, I give money to the homeless. Many have told me that I should not be generous with …show more content…
The Lord gave me life and he can take it away. I want to know that I did all that I could for that individual because God will provide for those who express compassion. So, I participated in packaging food to give to those less fortunate. Even though, this act was only for two to three hours there was a benefit. Not only did the act help the multitude needing a resource of food, but it benefited me. At one point in the Bible the Lord is talking to his disciples about the ritual of washing feet, as it was a custom. The Lord said it is better to be a servant than one who is being served. Through my actions I have felt greater joy in serving than being served. People should not just stand by and do nothing; it is our responsibility to take care of our fellow man. God loves us and we should show forth that love through generosity. All in all, the Bible can be a guide to get all people through all walks of life. The Parables the Lord taught are a window into how we as the children of the Lord should treat others. What one puts forth is what they get in return. It is the rule of reciprocity. This is something that I live by and all people should realize that we are one

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